bio

Joost

Krijnen

Breda

,

1983

Lives and works in Amsterdam

In the work of Joost Krijnen (Breda 1983), lines and colors take many forms, with as an overarching motif the daily routine of drawing, painting, sketching or simply putting lines on paper. Energetic and monumental gestures alternate with elaborate portraits in graceful lines or quick sketches. Strictly geometric, colored planes are brought into perspective by seemingly random first attempts. Dissonant and harmonious; everything comes together on the paper and reacts to each other.

Featured artworks & exhibitions

Unfair

2016

group exhibition
Unfair
Amsterdam

De Scheffer

2015

group exhibition
Dordrechts Museum
Dordrecht

artworks

Old Comedy
2022
colored pencil on paper
32 x 24 cm
Free Shadow
2023
colored pencil on paper
32 x 24 cm
Sort of Swordfish
2022
colored pencil and watercolor on paper
29.7 x 21 cm
The Creator
2022
colored pencil and oil pastel on paper
110 x 80 cm
Friendly Ghost, Reassured Joost
2023
colored pencil on paper
32 x 24 cm
Variété Fish
2021
colored pencil on paper
110 x 80 cm
Figures in a Garden
2023
colored pencil and oil pastel on paper
107 x 80 cm
Evening at the Village
2022
colored pencil and watercolor on paper
29.7 x 21 cm
Grosse Füge
2023
Watercolor on paper
15 sheets, each 29.5 x 21 cm

gallery exhibitions & fairs

ART ROTTERDAM 2024
ART ROTTERDAM 2024
January 31, 2024
February 4, 2024
KABINETT
KABINETT
Lee Bontecou, Hans Hoekstra, Joost Krijnen, Rob Renoult, Charlott Weise, Rebekka von Zimmermann
August 18, 2023
September 2, 2023
ART ISLAND 2023
ART ISLAND 2023
Joost Krijnen, Ido Vunderink, Kristoffer Zeiner
May 26, 2023
May 28, 2023
33 Vogels
33 Vogels